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2020 Spring Ceremonies Information

Graduate Ceremony

Friday, May 1, 2020
Ceremony begins at 9:30 AM Doors open at 8:00 AM
Convocation Center | Athens, OH

Undergraduate AM Ceremony

Saturday, May 2, 2020
Doors open at 8:00 AM | Ceremony begins at 9:30 AM 
Convocation Center | Athens, OH 


Colleges participating in the AM Ceremony are listed below. This does NOT reflect the order of conferral.

  • College of Business 
  • Scripps College of Communication
  • Russ College of Engineering and Technology 
  • College of Fine Arts 
  • Regional Higher Education 
  • University College  

Undergraduate PM Ceremony

Saturday, May 2, 2020
Doors open at 1:00 PM | Ceremony begins at 2:30 PM 
Convocation Center | Athens, OH 

Colleges participating in the PM Ceremony are listed below. This does NOT reflect the order of conferral.

  • College of Arts and Sciences 
  • Patton College of Education 
  • International Studies
  • College of Health and Sciences and Professions 
  • Honors Tutorial College

Commencement exercises are held indoors in the Convocation Center, located on the west green of the OHIO University Athens campus. Tickets are not required for any ceremony and each ceremony lasts approximately 2.5 hours.

For questions, please contact commencement@ohio.edu or call the office of Event Services at 740.593.4020.

Participation Instructions

Faculty are asked to arrive in the Convocation Center Garage off of Richland Avenue no later than 45 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony. Signs will be placed throughout the Convocation Center garage indicating each college’s location. Faculty will form a single line behind the appropriate sign and in front of the candidates

At the appropriate time, each line will be led into the arena by a marshal. Please move quickly and quietly and sit where directed. Following the processional and the singing of the National Anthem, the ceremony will be convened.

Regalia

All rental packages include the necessary regalia to participate in the Commencement Ceremonies.

College Receptions

Information forthcoming.